Tag Archives: Agriculture

Novel

I was currently exploring a new train of thoughts, slightly different from my usual subject: novel ecosystems. What is a novel ecosystem, you might ask? Well, it is an ecosystem that is disturbed (by humans) and where new species – … Continue reading

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The road to publication

Sometimes, the road to publication feels a bit like this: A combination of a nice little sun as a promise for a reward in the far future, and crazy mud that will slow you down for months. Or picture this: Bunkers filled … Continue reading

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Eating villages

The Port of Antwerp is very hungry. In the last century, it has been eating several villages and thousands of acres of land to meet the requirements of being a globally competing economic center. I find it interesting to wander in … Continue reading

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Gods of the meadow

On a misty autumn morning, while I was roaming through Flanders fields, I met some very fierce-looking sheep. The look on their face, combined with the atmosphere created by the autumn fog, made me chuckle: they looked very smug and … Continue reading

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Foggy

Scientific experiments take a long time. Before the very first meeting at which a research question is proposed and the publication of the final answer, there is a seemingly endless amount of intermittent steps (you can get an idea about all of them here). For me as … Continue reading

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Summer in the polders

After all these mountains from my previous posts, it is again time for some good ol’ nature from back home! This is a series celebrating the little pieces of nature in between the agriculture, with pictures from the polder landscape close … Continue reading

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